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Coronavirus Pandemic Decimates Sports - These Events Stand Postponed Or Cancelled

The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Decimated Sporting Calendars All Across The Globe Right From Football, Sports And Other Sporting Events Taking A Big Hit. Here Are The List Of Sporting Events That Stand Postponed Or Cancelled.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Siddharth Vishwanathan | Updated on: 14 Mar 2020, 11:58:10 AM
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The Coronavirus has resulted in many sporting events all over the world getting cancelled or postponed. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

New Delhi:

The coronavirus pandemic has decimated sporting calendars all over the world. From football to cricket and all other major olympic qualifying events, the coronavirus pandemic has cast a pall of gloom across the entire globe. Football was the first major sport to be affected with the coronavirus pandemic while other sports like Formula One, Cricket and other major olympic qualifying events have been affected in a major way. There are major question marks over the status of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but the International Olympic Council (IOC) has announced that they will take a decision in May as to whether the Olympics can be postponed or cancelled. Here is the list of all major sporting events that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus In Cricket

Indian Premier League - Postponed To April 15

India vs South Africa ODI series - Rescheduled to a later date

England vs Sri Lanka Tests- Rescheduled to a later date

Australia vs New Zealand (Home and Away) - Postponed to a later date.

Pakistan Super League - Being Played except in Karachi (which is behind closed doors)

Formula One

Australia Grand Prix - Cancelled

Chinese Grand Prix - Postponed

Vietnam Grand Prix - Postponed

Bahrain Grand Prix - Behind Closed Doors


All ATP and WTA tours have been cancelled until April 20


Premier League - Postponed Till April 4

Serie A - Postponed Until April 3

(When coronavirus outbreak reached Italy, many games were played behind closed doors in February)

The coronavirus has wrecked havoc in Italy, which is the second-worst affected by the pandemic after China. (Image credit: Getty Images)

La Liga - Postponed for two weeks until March 29 after Real Madrid players were put in quarantine. 

Bundesliga - Suspended Indefinitely

J League Football In Japan - Suspended Indefinitely

K League Football In South Korea - Postponed Indefinitely

Indian Super League Final - Played Behind Closed Doors

I League - Remainder Games To Be Played Behind Closed Doors, including the famous and historic Bengal derby between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal.

Euro 2020

Football With the leagues in Europe all targeting a postponment until June, the Euro 2020 tournament could be postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus fears.

Other Sports

India Open Golf from March 19-22 postponed

AICF postpones all national Chess events

ISSF World Cup for Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun in New Delhi March 15-25 postponed

Asian Wrestling Qualifiers in Bishkek postponed indefinitely

All Paralympic Sporting activities at national and state championships postponed.

India Open badminton suspended till April 12 All England Badminton to continue All Badminton tournaments suspended till April 12.

Also ReadAustralia vs New Zealand ODI And T20I Series Postponed Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Fate of the Olympics to be decided in May by the International Olympic Council.

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First Published : 14 Mar 2020, 11:56:24 AM